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Blood Test Information

Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1
(a.k.a IGF-1, Somatemedin)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: IGF

Tube type: SST

Other acceptable tube types
Lithium heparin (pale green)

Special instructions

Reference Range
Ranges are both age and sex specific, please refer to report, or contact duty biochemist

Time limit for add on
Due to stability, this test can not be added retrospectively.

Sent away to Bristol Royal Infirmary


Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Please note change in reference range following method change at BRI 13/11/2023.


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